On This Day

Musicians Born in October 1953

  • Oct 4 Gil "The Bird" Moore, Canadian rock drummer and vocalist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 4 Andreas Vollenweider, Swiss new-age harpist (Down to the Moon), born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • Oct 5 Sandra "Puma" Jones, rocker (Black Uhuru), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Oct 7 Tico Torres, American rock drummer (Bon Jovi-Always), born in New York
  • Oct 8 Ricky Lee Phelps, American singer (Kentucky Headhunters - "The Ballad Of Davy Crockett"), born in Paragould, Arkansas
  • Oct 8 Robert Saxton, British classical composer (The Circle of Light; Caritas), born in London
  • Oct 10 Midge Ure, Scottish rocker (Dear God, Ultravox-We Came to Dance), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Oct 14 Shelley Ackerman, American astrologer, writer and singer, born in Manhattan, New York
  • Oct 15 Tito Jackson, American singer (Jackson 5-ABC, Never Can Say Goodbye), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Oct 16 Tony Carey, American rock keyboardist, and singer-songwriter (Rainbow; Planet P Project), born in Watsonville, California
  • Oct 21 Charlotte Caffey, American rock guitarist, keyboardist, and vocalist (The Go-Go's - "We Got The Beat"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Oct 21 Keith Green, American musician (d. 1982)
  • Oct 23 Pauline Black [Belinda Magnus], English ska singer (Selecter -"On My Radio"), born in Romford, East London
  • Oct 24 Billy Thomas, American singer (McBride & Ride-I Count on You), born in Fort Meyers, Florida
  • Oct 26 Julian Keith Strickland, American drummer (B-52's-Rock Lobster), born in Athens, Georgia

About October 1953

How Old? 67 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)